MEPS and Labelling for Household washing machines: TCVN 8526:2013 (applied by 24/2018/QD-TTg)

Last updated: 4 November 2019

This standard is adopted based on the title year, but only takes effect in the market based on the following laws:

    • Decision 24/2018/QD-TTg stipulates the list of equipment subject to energy labelling program, application of MEPS and the roadmap.

1. Import, production and business are not permitted since the effective date of this Decision for equipment with energy efficiency levels not meeting the minimum energy efficiency levels in national standards (TCVN. ) specified in Annex I attached to this Decision.

2. It is not allowed to import, produce and do business after 02 years from the effective date of this Decision for equipment with energy efficiency levels not meeting the minimum energy efficiency levels specified in the Vietnam Standards prescribed. specified in Appendix II to this Decision.

Promulgated 18 May 2018. This Decision takes effect on July 10, 2018. This updates Decision No. 78/2013 / QD-TTg dated December 25, 2013.

The minimum energy efficiency level of vertical drum washing machines shall not be greater than 23.0 Wh / kg.

The minimum energy efficiency level of horizontal drum washing machines shall not be greater than 90.0 Wh / kg.

Comparative labelling is based on E = Power in Wh /Yield in kg

Vertical drum

1-star: 20.0 < E 23.0

2-star: 17.0 < E 20.0

3-star: 14.5 < E 17.0

4-star: 12.0 < E 14.5

5-star:  E 12..

Horizontal drum

1-star: 82.0 < E 90.0

2-star: 72.0 < E 82.0

3-star: 62.0 < E 72.0

4-star: 52.0 < E 62.0

5-star:  E 52.0

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End uses covered
  • Appliances
  • Clothes washing